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  • Ontario Announces First Agri-Food Trade Mission to India

    Jeff Leal, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and Michael Chan, Minister of International Trade, will travel to India this fall to create new economic opportunities for Ontario's agri-food industry while strengthening trade and exploring areas for future co-operation.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Offering Production Insurance to Tender Fruit Growers

    Ontario is offering production insurance to tender fruit growers who lose their trees so they can feel confident in growing their businesses while managing risks inherent to farming. Tender fruit trees now eligible for coverage include pear, plum, sweet and sour cherry, peach and nectarine.

    Bulletin | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Invests $19.5 Million in Sudbury Infrastructure

    Ontario is providing Sudbury with up to $19.5 million in formula-based funding over three years to upgrade and expand local community infrastructure through the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF).

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Canada and Ontario Investing $4.6 Million in Local Toronto Food Makers

    The provincial and federal governments have invested more than $4.6 million in the Greater Toronto Area's food and beverage processing sector to support 110 projects that will help local businesses implement sustainable technology to expand production and meet consumer demand.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Canada and Ontario Investing in York Region Food Processor

    The provincial and federal governments have invested more than $2.5 million to boost York Region's local economy and grow Ontario's food and beverage processing sector.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario and Canada Invest in Hamilton Food Processor

    The provincial and federal governments have invested in a Hamilton food processing facility to grow the local economy and Ontario's food and beverage processing sector.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Ontario Investing $670 Million to Improve Local Infrastructure

    The province is expanding the Ontario Community Infrastructure Fund (OCIF) to help build and repair more critical infrastructure in small, rural and northern municipalities. The government is increasing its investment in the fund to more than $670 million over three years to better meet local infrastructure needs expressed by Ontario municipalities.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

  • Province Celebrates Successful 2016 Rural Ontario Summit

    Youth, municipal leaders, entrepreneurs, business leaders, community organizations and representatives from First Nations and Métis communities came together in Stratford yesterday at the Rural Ontario Summit, to discuss one of the most important issues affecting rural communities: attracting and retaining youth to rural Ontario.

    News Release | Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

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